A fine Eastern Pende Panya-Gombe African mask. Coll.: David Norden
African art adventures kicking off at BMA Baltimore Museum
Update: new curator at the bma baltimore museum August 2012
Series includes bead project, filmsBy Adrienne Saunders Sun Staff November 14, 2003
For Clark, the project began with a grant to bring art into communities that
don't traditionally experience art. When she linked the history of the word
"bead" to an Old English word meaning "prayer," she combined
the idea of beaded artwork with prayer traditions to create the collaborative
According to museum spokeswoman Kateri Harried, the BMA's African art
collection is composed of more than 2,000 pieces, including dance headdresses,
ritual art and textiles from sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Egypt .
Copyright © 2003, The Baltimore Sun
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Museum of Art is bringing African art into the light.
The exhibit, titled Meditations on African Art: Light, is the first in a three-part series that will examine the use of light, color and pattern in the objects of the BMA’s African art collection.
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Dance Mask with Superstructure (D’mba). c. 1938. African, Guinea The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of Alan Wurtzburger, Baltimore. BMA
Meditations on African Art Colors
April 18–August 19, 2007 Free exhibition
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